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Racism in UK Universities and the Activists Calling for Change

How activists are dealing with racism in UK universities.

Rates of Discrimination Against BAME Applicants Unchanged

2020 Power of Colour survey shows little progress for BAME top job holders. Yet, 2017 research revealed discrimination against BAME unchanged since the 1970s

How the BBC Has Lifted the Curtain On Performative Politics

The BBC receive major backlash after the use of a racial slur by one of its reporters.

Week of Unrest as Floyd’s Murderers yet to be Brought to Justice

Protests have increased as the police officers who have murdered George Floyd are yet to be brought to Justice

Reviewing Classics - La Haine (1995) - Mathieu Kassovitz

A review of contemporary cinema classic La Haine directed by French filmmaker Mathieu Kassovitz.

The Coronavirus Pandemic and its Propensity to Trigger Racist Agendas

If given the choice between carrying on daily life during a pandemic, at the expense of the most vulnerable, or lockdown with free food, treatment and essentials, it would appear favourable to choose the latter option. Lockdown with free access…

Racism in Football - How Far Will it Go?

Racism still exists in football even after tonnes of effort by UEFA and FIFA but the normalisation of such behaviour is common due to the accepting culture.

PETA compares “bringing home the bacon” to racism, homophobia, and ableism

We should probably dismantle racism, homophobia, and ableism before we worry about "speciesism".

Movie Review - BlacKkKlansman - Spike Lee

Blackkklansman is a crime drama based on the true life story of former police officer Ron Stallworth, the first African American detective of Colorado Springs to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan in the early 1970s.

A Study in Translation (Tableau)

Half a persona poem disguised as protest poetry, this is a dialogue between the Orientalist objectification and consumption of Asian bodies as commodities, and the consumption of POC struggle stories as commodities. This comes at a time when diversity has entered into mainstream debate, and calls for diverse representation are swaying executive decisions in Hollywood. Challenging this, among other liberal assumptions of the East Asian experience in the Western cultural sphere, this poem questions my market value as a creator beyond my racialised identity.